Students need to register to attend a graduation ceremony once you receive your invitation, through the graduation ceremony and academic dress online form.

Invitation and registration

Your invitation

A personalised invitation will be sent to your UON email address six weeks before your graduation ceremony. (If you no longer have access to myUoN, your UON email account may be accessed via Microsoft Office 365. If you have forgotten your password, please contact IT on +61 2 49217000 to request that it be reset.

Please ensure UON has your current postal address. You can check in myHub through myUoN. If you no longer have access to myUoN, please email enrolments@newcastle.edu.au with your correct postal address as soon as possible from your UON email account.

When you receive your invitation email, check that your name and qualification details are correct. If your name is incorrect you will need to submit a Change of Details form (PDF,244) together with the required documents, by the date shown on your invitation email.

Registration for the April 2017 Callaghan Graduation Ceremonies is now open and will close on 23 March 2017. To register your attendance, non attendance or deferral of graduation, go to the Graduation Registration and Academic Dress Hire form.

Please note that graduates who have been completed in their degree after 1 March 2017 will be invited to the Graduation Ceremonies to be held on 28 and 29 September 2017. Graduates who have completed their degree at the Central Coast Campus will be invited to the ceremonies to be held on 6 and 7 July at that campus.


Let us know if you are attending

Once you have received your invitation, you need to advise us whether you are attending your graduation ceremony using the online registration system. You can nominate to attend, not attend or defer.

If you are attending, you will receive a receipt number once your payment for the graduation package has been processed. If you do not receive a receipt number at the time of registration please email us at graduation@newcastle.edu.au


If you are not attending your graduation ceremony

Please complete the online registration form and nominate ‘not attend’ or ‘defer’

  • if you have chosen to collect your graduation documents we will email you to advise when these are ready to be collected;
  • if you have chosen to have your graduation documents posted to you, these will be sent to the postal address that you have provided.
  • If you are deferring your graduation, we will make a note to contact you for graduation at a later date.
  • If you wish to defer your graduation after the registration system has closed, please email graduation@newcastle.edu.au

Please note if we do not hear from you, we will hold your documents in the Graduation office until you make contact with us via email at graduation@newcastle.edu.au